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79 Series 1VD-FTV motor blowing a tonne of blue smoke

Oct 13, 2021
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So I've recently bought this Ute with 400000kms, very sluggish and pulled a code PO299. It blows a shit tonne of smoke when I'm idling after driving it as well as a consistent tiny trail of blue smoke while driving.
it blows more smoke the lower the rpms essentially.
anyway, so i am unsure of what to do, do i rebuild the turbo, replace the valve stem seals, do the piston rings? i have a little experience rebuilding a Hilux petrol motor but this one looks very daunting....
if anyone has had the same issue or dilemma and fixed it, please give me advice.